Aryzta had an unremitting bad year and was the  standout corporate loser of 2018. Photograph: Reuters

It was another year of mixed fortunes in corporate Ireland. The economy continues to be the fastest growing in Europe while the live register fell to (...)

Dermot Smurfit: announced that he was stepping down from the board of Dublin-listed funds company ML Capital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Dermot Smurfit has said cardboard box-making giant Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG), founded by his father, was “absolutely right” to resist a takeover appro(...)

Stock-market watchers say international investor flows into Irish property stocks have dried up in recent months because there was less upside to the sector than they had expected.

Investors around the world are smarting from the losses suffered in what has been called Red October, when stock markets gave up their gains for the y(...)

Smurfit Kappa CEO Tony Smurfit, grandson of company founder.

The bottom, as it turned out, didn’t fall out of Smurfit Kappa’s share price when its unwanted suitor, Memphis-based International Paper (IP), finally(...)

Smurfit chief executive Tony Smurfit at the Institute of Directors in Ireland annual lunch on Friday.

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit has said he was “surprised” that the Government did not give the cardboard box-maker any sign of support wh(...)

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump: Turkish lira is falling casualty to a deepening economic crisis sparked by a spat with the US.

It is just over two years since army tanks fanned through the streets of Ankara and Istanbul as elements within the Turkish military attempted to inst(...)

Anthony Smurfit CEO (left) of Smurfit Kappa Group, and Liam O’Mahony, chairman, pictured at the company AGM in Dublin earlier this year.

Our lead story this morning concerns packaging giant Smurfit Kappa where a major shareholder that was a thorn in the side of management earlier this y(...)

Smurfit Kappa’s stock reached as high as €36.76  on three occasions last week.

A major shareholder that was a thorn in the side of Smurfit Kappa’s management earlier this year as the cardboard box maker refused to engage with wou(...)

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for July, an award run in association with (...)

Smurfit’s board rejected two offers from International Paper, saying that the US company undervalued the Irish business, despite pressure from large shareholders including British asset manager Janus Henderson. which owns 4.3 per cent of the group.

Packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa is borrowing €600 million from investors through a bond issue to pay for its purchase of Dutch rival Reparenco. (...)

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